Tuesday, November 30, 2010

See there can SOMETIMES be benefits of procrastination

There are benefits of procrastination.

A slew of biases thrown together.

BusinessWorld Online Edition: Delaying tactics:
"While deferring gratification may be a good character trait, postponing duties until the last minute is not viewed in the same light....Being late allows the latecomer to learn from the mistakes of the eager beaver whose ideas get shot down first. In a panel discussion, the last panelist has the most brilliant insights, synthesizing or demolishing previous ideas. The first mover in business loses money as his copycats learn the business and avoid mistakes."
Yes! I am redeemed. Well at least partially. Not sure who well these carry over to academia where I have a pile of papers waiting to be corrected.

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